Friday, June 20, 2014

Granny Loves to HDC





Materials Needed
  • US size G hook
  • worsted weight cotton yarn, I used Lily Sugar n Cream 
  • Tapestry needle, scissors
Stitches Used:
  • Sc = single crochet
  • Dc = double crochet
  • Hdc = half double crochet
  • Sl st = slip stitch 

Finished cloth measures approximately 9" x 9"

Chain 34.

Row 1:  Sc in second chain from hook. Sc accross. Chain 3 and turn.

Row 2:  Dc in same stitch as the chain three made before the turn,
*sk 2, 3 dc in next stitch. Repeat from * across until last stitch. end with 2 dc in last.  Ch 3 and turn.

Row 3:  3 dc in each space across ending with 1 dc in the top of the last double crochet from the previous row. Ch 1 and turn.
 (for a great granny stripe tutorial visit http://easycrochetpattern.blogspot.com/2012/10/crochet-granny-stripe-afghan-tutorial.html)

Row 4:  Hdc in each stitch across. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 5:  Hdc in each stitch across. Ch 3 and turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 5  five more times. At the end of the last row of hdc ch 1 and turn. Sl st across and bind off.  Weave in ends.